Fanny Ardant

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Birthday
22, 1949
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
France

About

Leading lady of many European films, including Pedale Douce, for which she won a Cesar Award.

Before Fame

Her acting debut came on stage, and she did not enter the film industry until near the end of her five-year theater apprenticeship.

Trivia

She starred in dozens of films, usually playing sophisticated women, though on occasion she spoofed her character in comedy films.

Family Life

She was married to the French New Wave filmmaker François Truffaut; the two had one daughter before splitting.

Associated With

In one of her few English-language roles, she starred in director Franco Zeffirelli's cinematic tribute to opera star Maria Callas.